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Virginia's Guesthouse Kenmare

36 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Vermont
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virginia's Guesthouse is the B&B against which all other B&Bs should be measured. Neil and Noreen have done an amazing job in running this Guesthouse located in the very heart of Kenmare. Kenmare itself is the ideal jumping off point for a trip around the Ring of Kerry. A small town that really consists of 3 interlocking streets that form... More 

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Portland, OR
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for three nights near the end of a six month vacation around Europe and without a doubt, Virginia's was one of our best stays. The breakfast was simply top notch. Others have commented that they thought it weird to order breakfast and set the time the night before, but this was very common practice... More 

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New Haven
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Virginia's Guesthouse is conveniently located on the main street of Kenmare, on the Ring of Kerry in western Ireland. It's not so convenient for parking, but our host Neil Harrington greeted us by finding us a parking spot on the street right in front of the house. He then insisted on carrying our bags upstairs to our room, over our... More 

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Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I found Virginia's in my guide book and booked a room in advance, when my plans changed, I was able to change my reservation without any problem. When I arrived, I was informed that even though I had changed my reservation, I had still given them the wrong date, luckily they were able to accommodate me. The place is easy... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

I travel alot I found this place walking past I was interested it had won several awards The room is comfortable The breakfast intrigued me, the best bacon I have ever had If you are a foodie, try Blue cheese, pears, bacon and relish, excellent

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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57 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Virginia's Guesthouse is located on Henry St the main throughfare in Kenmare for the Ring of Kerry so it is a very busy street. The B&B is conveniently located for shopping, restaurants, pubs and sightseeing. The only disadvantage with the location is that there is limited parking near the B&B. Overnight parking is allowed but during the day until 4pm... More 

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Charlottesville, VA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Neil was a super host. Very helpful. Could not have been in a better location. And Noreen's breakfast were great- wonderful presentation and some eclectic (and good) combinations. Come with a great appetite.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Four of us stayed 2 nights in 2 rooms and enjoyed it very much. The rooms were good (and good value) although next time I think I would ask for the top floor (we booked too late for a choice). Breakfast was probably the best I've had in Ireland - interesting choices, cooked with love with good ingredients. The library... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We were two couples traveling together for 10 days and absolutely loved our two nights at Virginia's. Neil and Noreen were so kind and welcoming. The breakfasts were amazing and the accommodations were wonderful.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Second time staying at Virginias in Kenmare. Noreen and Neil are great hosts. Great location off the "Ring of Kerry". Neil provided great dinner recommendations and even booked us stage side for some great local Irish music. The breakfast really brought us back ;)!! Highly recommend Virginias.

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Address: 36 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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